June 27, 2008
Bar Harbor Foods Launches New Products at NASFT’s Summer Fancy Food Show, New York, NY
WHITING, Maine, June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Bar Harbor Foods, the all-natural division of Look's Gourmet Food Company, Inc., launches 6 new products at the 2008 NASFT Summer Fancy Food Show in New York, June 29th - July 1st.
Bar Harbor Foods is a subsidiary of Look's Gourmet Food Company, which produces two premium brands, Bar Harbor(R) and Atlantic(R), widely available nationally at natural, specialty, and conventional retail chains. The Bar Harbor(R) portfolio of products includes several unique, one-of-a-kinds such as certified whole Maine lobster meat, whole Maine Cherrystone Clams, Lobster Newburg, and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified Chowders and Bisques. In the canned seafood soup, meats/fish and clam juice categories, Bar Harbor(R) is, according to recent IRI syndicated data, one of the fastest growing brands in the U.S.
New products include Maine Cherrystone Clam Chowder, Manhattan-Style Clam Chowder and a ready-to-use Fish and Seafood Stock line including sustainable Fish Stock, Certified Maine Lobster Stock, a blended Seafood Stock and Clam Stock. The stocks are small-batch made with all-natural, fresh vegetables and ingredients, and serve as an exciting addition to the prepared stock category.
Look's Gourmet Food Company, Inc., handcrafts and hand-packs it's all-natural, specialty seafood products inspired by traditional, authentic New England and northeastern regional recipes. Began in 1917, and later purchased in 2003 by Mike Cote, a Maine native and previous sales and operations executive at Pepperidge Farm and Odwalla, Inc., the company maintains a time-honored tradition of small-batch production using only the highest quality, all-natural ingredients. Look's products have, in less than 5 years, gained national recognition as the finest quality, shelf-stable foods available on the market today. The company's mission incorporates local purchasing, utilizes sustainable fisheries, and exercises social responsibility and environmental conservation throughout its entire organization. The production facility is located on Holmes Bay, one of Maine's most pristine Downeast coastlines. Read more about Bar Harbor Foods and Look's Gourmet Food Company at http://www.barharborfoods.com/ .
Liberty Richter, a division of World Finer Foods, Inc, distributes Bar Harbor Foods nationally. Tree of Life, Distribution Plus, Inc. (DPI), Millbrook, Kehe Foods, and United Natural Foods (UNFI), along with other regional distributors, provide the Bar Harbor products to major retailers. Please stop by Liberty Richter's booth #1336 at the Fancy Food Show in New York, June 29th - July 1st, to sample the new products and for additional information about the entire line of all natural Bar Harbor products.
Bar Harbor Foods
CONTACT: Cynthia Fisher, VP of Marketing & Quality Assurance, of Look'sGourmet Food Company, Inc., +1-207-259-3341, [email protected]
Web site: http://www.barharborfoods.com/